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WCFR FIREFIGHTERS HELP A MOTHER GIVE BIRTH TO A BABY GIRL

For Immediate Release September 29, 2017 DeFuniak Springs, Fla — Local firefighters help a mother give birth to a baby girl in the back of an ambulance Wednesday. Just before 5:00 PM, the Walton County Sheriff’s Office received a call

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LEADING THE WAY FOR MENTAL HEALTH REFORM FOR INMATES

For Immediate Release September 29, 2017 DeFuniak Springs, Fla— Mental health is now being addressed head-on at the Walton County Jail. Walton County Sheriff’s Office has hired a Mental Health Treatment Manager who is assisting in developing a substance abuse

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WALTON COUNTY JAIL INTRODUCES SOUND TRAINING FOR INMATES

For Immediate Release September 26, 2017 DeFuniak Springs, Fla— Walton County Jail inmates will now have a chance at learning to read and write. “We find that a lot of the population in our jail is either way below reading

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THIRD SUSPECT IN PAXTON HOME INVASION ROBBERY IN CUSTODY

For Immediate Release September 25, 2017 Paxton, Fla— A third suspect identified in a home invasion robbery in Paxton is behind bars. Anthony Antron Wilkins, 35, was the first arrested September 20th for his involvement in the June 27th incident

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LOCAL MAN SENTENCED TO LIFE IN PRISON AFTER FIRING A SHOTGUN AT HIS NEIGHBOR

For Immediate Release September 21, 2017 Bruce, Fla— James Farrell Davis, Jr., 58, of Bruce has been sentenced to life in prison after shooting his neighbor during an altercation over dogs he claimed were missing from his home. On May

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HOME INVASION ROBBERY SUSPECTS IDENTIFIED, TWO IN CUSTODY

For Immediate Release September 20, 2017 Paxton, Fla— Three suspects have been identified and two men are behind bars following an investigation into a home invasion robbery in Paxton. On June 27th, around 10:00 PM, the Walton County Sheriff’s Office

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WANTED WEDNESDAY – JEREMY ALAN SIMONDS

Jeremy thinks it’s okay to steal people’s property. We disagree with Jeremy, which is why he’s today’s featured felon! Jeremy Alan Simonds, 35, is wanted for felony burglary. He was last seen in the 400 block of Kings Lake Boulevard

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SEXUAL PREDATOR ADDRESS NOTIFICATION – RICKY HARRISON

Defuniak Springs, Fla— Ricky Lee Harison was found guilty of lewd or lascivious battery upon a person older than 12, but younger than 16 in Bay County, Florida. Harrison’s address is 389 Mims Road, DeFuniak Springs, Florida 32433. He registered as a sexual

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DEFUNIAK SPRINGS MAN ARRESTED AFTER BATTERING HIS PREGNANT GIRLFRIEND

For Immediate Release September 19, 2017 DeFuniak Springs, Fla— A DeFuniak Springs man is behind bars after slapping and choking his pregnant girlfriend. On September 15th, the Walton County Sheriff’s Office received a call about a domestic violence incident in

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TURN ‘EM IN TUESDAY – TOMMY JAY SHELDON

Life’s all about choices. Some people don’t always make the best choices. Like Tommy here. Tommy Jay Sheldon, 35, is wanted for violating his probation following his arrest for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. If you see

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